20 May 2013

Getting fit in Earlsfield

Now that the weather is finally improving (or, at the very least, the days are longer), lots of people seem to be out pounding the pavements in Earlsfield. But what other options are there for getting out and active? You might be surprised at the range of activities on your doorstep.

If your club or class is missing, please leave a comment and I'll update the page.

Classes and activities

 

From golf to kickboxing to pilates, you can find it all in Earlsfield. Many of the gyms and clubs offer classes too, so be sure to check them out!

Active Lifestyles 50+ programme - run by Wandsworth Council
Central London Golf Centre - located on Burntwood Lane
Fishing - in the southern basin of the Wandsworth Common lake
Fit For a Princess - 13 classes a week on Wandsworth Common including cardio pilates and kickboxing
Grove Pilates - a range of classes and activities and you can book online
ProPhysiotherapy: located in a studio off Garratt Lane, morning and evening classes, plus men's pilates on Saturdays, antenatal and post-natal pilates, and post-natal circuits with free baby-sitting, book on enquiries@prophysiotherapy.co.uk
MA&Y - yoga and martial arts in Earlsfield library on Monday and Thursday evenings.
Wildflower Yoga - in the same studio as Grove Pilates, Monday and Tuesday evenings book as above
Jiva Health (formerly Anoushka's Yoga) - yoga classes in St. Andrew's Parish Hall in Waynflete Street
whYoga - classes in Earlsfield Library
Visit Wandsworth Council's website to book a sports pitch or tennis court on council grounds. Find out what sports activities the council offers at which venue.

 

Gyms

 

There are gyms for all budgets and tastes in Earlsfield and surrounds.

Crossfit Bold - strength and conditioning in a warehouse on the Haslemere industrial estate
easyGym - opening autumn 2014 in Southside but accepting memberships now
Nuffield Health - in King George's Park
Pure Gym - on Wandsworth Road at the top of Garratt Lane
Switch Gym - women-only gym near Burntwood Lane
Virgin Active - in Southside Shopping Centre
Wandle Recreation Centre - run by DC Leisure on behalf of the council

Clubs

 

Battersea Ironsides - on Burntwood Lane for rugby, cricket, and football
Earlsfield Amateur Boxing Club - a long and proud Earlsfield history
Heathfield Club - a bowls club on Sandgate Lane
Magdalen Park Bowling Club - on Magdalen Road
Magdalen Park Lawn Tennis Club - with bookable facilities, coaching, and tournaments
Run Club - on Tuesday and Thursday evenings
South London Bowling Club - established in 1900
The Spencer Club - based in Fieldview and supporting hockey, cricket, tennis, lacrosse, and squash
TYGA Earlsfield Martial Arts - based at Beatrix Potter Primary School
Wandilea Bowls and Social Club - Lawn bowls sports club playing within Surrey County Bowls Association
The Wandle Runners - open to all runners looking for a group to train with. Follow them on Twitter for the latest news or visit their website.

Green spaces

 

If you just want to get out of the house, Earlsfield is home to some great parks and green spaces. Some of them have running tracks and other facilities too. Visit the websites for more information.

Garratt Green - including playground
Garratt Park - including basketball court and playground
King George's Park - including part of the Wandle Trail
Wandsworth Common - a range of spaces and facilities



1 comment:

  1. Dear friendly people of Earlsfield,
    We have new health, fitness and wellbeing activities for all Earlsfield and neighbouring residents. Our company is MA&Y and we are experienced specialists in self defence, yoga and providing excellent tuition in a safe, supportive, friendly atmosphere. We have just opened teaching hourly classes in fitness, self defence and martial arts based in the Earlsfield library hall on Monday (5pm-7pm) & Thursday (6-8pm) evenings. We welcome all ages and levels - we especially want to hear from absolute beginners! This is the perfect time to try a new indoor activity that will benefit you both physically and mentally. We offer a free introductory trial class in any of our programs with no obligation to join. Please register your interest via our website www.ma-y.co.uk. Alternatively, you can call us directly on 07715380603. Thank you for your support and we look forward to hearing from you soon. Julian Johnson.

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